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Security Information

Information Security for Online Banking Services

 

Do you transfer money, make savings deposits or trade in securities over the Internet?

 

Compliance with Leumi's advanced security measures and a few helpful tips will enable you to perform banking transactions with safety and security.

 

Leumi's ongoing efforts to protect the privacy of visitors and the confidentiality of banking information include:

 

  • Utilizing advanced means for securing user's operations
  • Upgrading and adapting security systems to current Internet threats
  • Strict inspections of all systems by expert external bodies

 

For your convenience, we have summarized the major tips and measures for secure browsing:

 

  • Please manually type the bank’s URL and avoid accessing the website through links or electronic mail messages (in order to avoid phishing).
  • Please note: Leumi does not usually send e-mail messages asking you to login to your account via an attached link. Should you receive an e-mail message that arouses your suspicions, do not click on the attached link. Notify Leumi's support center immediately by sending a copy of the notice to: abuse@bll.co.il
  • Ensure that the URL address is preceded by the letters https which indicates coded communication (secure browsing).
  • Select a random password that is difficult to guess.
  • Do not provide anyone else with your personal password even if they identify themselves as a Bank Leumi employee or with Bank Leumi.
  • Do not keep any personal identification information in an exposed place, accessible to others or on your computer, in order to avoid their exposure to Trojan Horses or file-sharing applications, which enable access to files on your computer.
  • Do not send any identification information used by your personal account, including credit card numbers,via electronic mail.
  • When accessing the system, the date and time of your last communication with the system will appear. Thus it will be possible to ensure that there has not been any unauthorized access to your account.
  • While browsing the system, prevention of physical access of other persons to the station from which you are browsing.
  • Upon ending the session, disconnect from the system using the logoff action and, if using a public computer, closing the browser is also recommended.
  • Avoid browsing on computers with unknown security levels.
  • Conduct a regular and frequent follow-up of your account on the Internet.

 

Click on the links below for details about rules and measures for securing your information with Leumi:

 

 

Instructions for Browsing Through Your Leumi Account    Instructions for Securing Your PC  

 

Cautionary Measures Agaisnt Internet Fraud (Phishing)     Leumi Advanced Security Measures    

 

 Increased Security When Executing Online Transactions

 

General Cautionary rules to be adopted when using a PC:

 

  • Use information protection software, e.g. Personal Firewall, anti-virus and anti spyware software that are updated regularly.
  • Use the newest versions of web-browsers (Internet Explorer 8, Mozilla Firefox 3.5, Safari 3.2, Opera 9.5, Google Chrome, or any later version of these browsers).
  • Update the operating system, browser and other common software with security patches,which are published periodically.
  • Avoid including folders that contain personal information when using file-sharing software.
  • Avoid installing unauthorized software or downloading files from an unfamiliar/unreliable source.